Impact of Covid-19 on Operational Response
Like many organisations we are beginning to feel the impact on our ability to deliver our service.
We are asking the community to avoid putting unnecessary pressure on Firefighters during the ongoing COVID- 19 pandemic by keeping themselves safe this Halloween.
At one point during lockdown Firefighters were responding to a 50% increase in accidental house fires, while there has also been a 76% increase in wildfires.
The Health Minister has thanked NIFRS staff who have been on the frontline during Covid-19.
We will provide home fire safety advice to everyone receiving a food box, as part of the Department for Communities response to the COVID-19 emergency.
We are calling on the community to make themselves aware of the potential causes of fire in the home.
Farmers and land managers are urged to halt all prescribed burning in a bid to reduce additional pressures on Northern Ireland’s emergency services.
31 March 2020 Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) has today warned that the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic will lead to significant…
We have announced a number of measures to help protect employees and maintain our ability to respond to emergency incidents.